Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 10/12/2016

Iowa's premier weekly crop reports as seen in the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman.

Deb Jesse
Deb Jesse
Buena Vista County

Northwest Iowa

More than 3 inches of rain last week brought harvest to a halt, Jesse said Oct. 7. “There were beans coming out, but with the rain, that all has stopped,” she said. “It’s very wet. When I’m looking down the rows, I can see water standing.” They haven’t started on their own beans yet, but neighbors said yields are better than last year. Corn harvested before the rain was still at 18 to 21 percent moisture, she said.

Josh Nelson
Josh Nelson
Wright County

North Central Iowa

“We’ve been harvesting for about a week now,” Nelson said Oct. 6. “We started with beans but now have mainly switched to corn.” Corn moisture...

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